“We still have some negotiations in progress, on the sponsor side”– Alfa Romeo boss claims his team will be close to budget cap as they eye to boost their challenge in 2022

Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur claims that they will be close to the budget cap this year as they set to boos their F1 challenge. Alfa Romeo for the past few years have been at the lower half of the…

“They gave me my 2017 first f1 win car. I just have no place to put it for now”– Valtteri Bottas says he received a special gift from Mercedes as gesture but has no space to keep it

Valtteri Bottas talks about the special gift Mercedes gave to him after the last race in 2021, but he has no space to accommodate it. In their last five years’ spell together, Valtteri Bottas was a reliable lieutenant to Mercedes.…

“It’s complex because it’s a very important decision”: Alfa Romeo boss insists it was difficult for him to say goodbye to Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi

Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur dismisses suggestions that replacing Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi was an ‘easy decision’.  Alfa Romeo will enter the 2022 F1 season with a completely new driver line-up. Their previous pairing of Raikkonen and Giovinazzi…

“Luckily I hadn’t gotten anything in advance!”: Valtteri Bottas reveals how Lewis Hamilton’s loss in Abu Dhabi cost him money

Valtteri Bottas admits that his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton missing out on the World Title in 2021, cost him some bonus money.  The 2021 Abu Dhabi GP will live long in the memory of F1 fans all over the world.…

“Is the streak more about Hamilton driving a good car?”: Teammates of Lewis Hamilton have won races in 13 of the 15 seasons he took part in Formula 1

Teammates of Lewis Hamilton have won races in 13 of the 15 seasons in which the seven-time World Champion has been in F1.  Lewis Hamilton is arguably one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time. He took the sport…

“What did I do wrong?” – Nico Rosberg unimpressed with Lewis Hamilton after he names Valtteri Bottas as his favourite Mercedes teammate

“What did I do wrong?” – Nico Rosberg has questioned Lewis Hamilton’s choice of Valtteri Bottas as his best teammate over the years in Formula 1. Lewis Hamilton has had teammates in Formula 1 with some serious pedigree, no less…

“Yeah… Uh, know”– A very Finnish conversation between Kimi Raikkonen and Valterri Bottas during the 2016 Russian Grand Prix parade 

The very Finnish conversation between Kimi Raikkonen and his replacement at Alfa Romeo Valtteri Bottas during the 2016 Russian Grand Prix. During the 2016 Russian Grand Prix parade, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen were greeted by a corner that they…

“It was honestly like we agreed”– Valtteri Bottas reveals how discussions with Toto Wolff determined his split with Mercedes after 2021 season

Valtteri Bottas, after five years of long stint with Mercedes headed out of the Brackley based team this year, reveals what happened in talks. Mercedes relished the partnership of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton for five long years. Though, Bottas,…

“I think he’s taking it as a new challenge”: Alfa Romeo boss expects Valtteri Bottas to reach new heights with the Swiss team

Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur feels that his new driver Valtteri Bottas will reach new heights away from the Mercedes spotlight.  Bottas spent five decently successful seasons with Mercedes before moving to Alfa Romeo ahead of the 2022 season. He…

“That’s not how they do things”: George Russell praises the loyalty to drivers in Mercedes while taking an indirect swipe at a rival team

George Russell is encouraged by Mercedes’ sense of loyalty to its drivers. He hopes the same loyalty as received by Valtteri Bottas. Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas had a roller-coaster of a season in 2021. There have been some ups, but there…